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vocal folds

Etymology: L, vocalis + AS, fealdan
the true vocal cords.

vocal folds

The true vocal cords; the inferior pair of folds within the larynx; each contains a vocal ligament. They form the edges of the rima glottidis and are involved in the production of sound.
Synonym: vocal cords, true

Patient discussion about vocal folds

Q. How can I fix my vocal cords? Please I am in need of desperate help.

A. rest, which means no talking,

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